Kristian Volsing

Title: Assistant Curator
Department: Contemporary Architecture, Design and Digital

I am currently working on the Rapid Response Collecting strand in the Contemporary Architecture, Digital and Design section and I am also interested in learning more about digital design and collecting. I have previously worked with the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion department and have recently curated a display, T-shirts 101, opening in Gallery 40 in September this year.

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The Rise and Fall of Flappy Bird and the collecting of the V&A’s first App

As part of the V&A’s new Rapid Response Collecting strategy, the Contemporary Architecture, Digital and Design team has collected the museum’s first app, Flappy Bird. A simple side-scrolling video game with 2D retro-style graphics, the player controls a bird attempting to fly through rows of green pipes, avoiding contact with them by tapping the phone’s […]

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